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Coquina On The Beach

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1008 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It ain't the Helmsley, but it is a wonderful little slice of old Florida right on the beach. Simple efficiency units with kitchen facilities perfect for family's and family's with pets. Clean, a pool, right on the beach. You will smile when you are lying on the beach with 10 other families and you look over 400 fy down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was kind of leary at the first sight of the hotel. It does not have much curb appeal, but boy am I glad I looked passed that! It was such a great place! The receptionist at check in and the other one at check out were both so super kind! Very informational and they served us with great big... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many write what a gem ... You read exagerated reviews in one or the other way. I was not sure what to think but we made our booking and here is my recent experience: - great value/money considering prices you can expect in this location - property relatively older but so are other ones around - clean - one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed at Coquina after reading reviews and were pleasantly surprised. It was better than anticipated. Friendly staff. great location, good sized rooms. If you want brand new fancy hotel on the beach, its not, but it is a great old style clean and roomy place right on the beach. I would highly recommend it to all.

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Toronto, Ontario
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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have been staying here since 1973 when I was five years old. Still one of my favourite little motels to stay in anywhere. We usually stay in the beachview rooms and have a great stay. Unfortunately, we got stuck in that stupid snowstorm in Buffalo and had to cancel our reservations a couple of weeks back. Once we escaped... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have reviewed this hotel and gave it a great review. We have been staying at this resort for 30 or more years. When we were there in June, we stayed in a patio room. It met all of our needs and remained one of our top Lido hotels. We got a poolside room last month. I was very disappointed.... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We four college pals have been meeting here for 10 years for our annual reunion. Coquina meets our needs perfectly --- 2 connecting rooms each with 2 beds and bath, kitchenette, beach front with chairs and towels. The rooms are a bit dated and "tired" but clean, spacious. Each year the management shows it is updating bit by bit. We'll... More 

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sutton coldfield, west midlands UK
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have stayed at the Coquina on the beach many,many times in the past but not for a few years. Aimee gave us a very warm welcome back on arrival. The rooms have been updated since our last stay and are spacious and comfortable. Our room was an efficiency on the first floor with direct access to the beach. The... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

my parents have been coming to this wonderful place for the last 20+ years,me and my sister decieded to come over and suprise her for her bday. i cant fault this place, very very polite friendly people, amy and tom mane us feel so so welcome,its just amazing in every respect, i will def be coming back next year, so... More 

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Florida, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I went for a get away weekend and found this little gem in Sarasota on Lido beach. The hotel is small and clean even if a little outdated in decor... Our room was very spacious and the staff was so welcoming. The location is within a mile-ish of the famous St Armand's Circle which is full of... More 

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Address: 1008 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coquina On The Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota

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